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to bar u.s. human rights abuses. some say this is all evidence of a new cold war. stephen cohen is a professor at nyu and william brodeur was an ambassador in russia, and was his former employer and he is, of course, one of the biggest proponents behind the magnitsky act. welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> william, explain the importance of the act from your point of view? >> very simply, it is a piece of legislation which is sort of designed for the modern day problems of what's going on in russia. in russia, you have a regime which is basically out to steal as much money as possible from their own people. in response to that, when people try to stop it in any way, like sergei magnitsky, they get killed. what the act does is it creates consequences for the corrupt murdering kelp to crates running russia today and creates consequences outside of russia by banning their visas and freezing their assets in america. >> steve cohen, you disagree with the magnitsky act. do you wish congress hadn't passed it? >> i do for many reasons, but as you said in your introduction i think mos
la pantalla. >>> mickey cohen es un desalmado que ejerce poder sobre la ciudad, siempre se sale con la suya, porque bajo su poder hay policías y políticos, sin embargo un grupo de john omara amenaza con acabar el mundod e cohen. >>> y los héroes del norte continúan con sus aventuras por galavisión la banda trata de regresar a su ruta musical, pero le roban sus posesiones, los dejan varados y también lo secuestran los extraterrestres, sintonícelos para que vea los enredos en los que se meten los cachorros. >>> hasta la próxima semana en hola hollywood. >>> gracias, carolina, sueña con ser reina le contamos que
cold war. stephen cohen is a professor at nyu and william browder was his former employer and he is, of course, one of the biggest proponents behind the magnitski act. william, explain the importance of the act from your point of view? >> very simply, it is a piece of legislation which is sort of designed for the modern day problems of what's going on in russia. in russia, you have a regime which is basically out to steal as much money as possible from their own people. when people try to stop it in any way, like sergeis magnitsky, they get killed. the corrupt running russia today and creates consequences outside of russia by banning their visas and freezing their assets in america. >> steve cohen, you disagree with the magnitsky act. >> i do for many reasons, but as you said in your introduction i think moscow and washington are sliding into a new cold war, which would be very bad for national security and the magnitsky act further poisons the relationship. mr. browder is right to a certain extent, but not quite as simple as he says. even though this may be this act just a lot of w
will publish a book because -- >> that's right. >> you and google idea director jerry cohen are publishing a book called "the new digital age." can you give us an idea or preview on what the book is going to cover? i presume some of the things you have been talking about. >> we sat down over the last 18 months, traveled around the world and talked to people about where they thought technology was going and more importantly, how society would adapt to it, and we came to the end of the book with a very optimistic view of this. a simple way of thinking about it, let's go back to the economist. it covers dictators, economic problems, corruption, technological innovation, health care issues and general sort of things. >> and google occasionally. >> last week. >> yes, we were on the cover and covered us as well. so let's go through each of those. how to you solve the back dictator problem? you empower the simpsons. unless the dictator is willing to some out down the internet and shoot everybody can they're getting desperate enough to do, it puts a real check and balance, even china which is cert
a book. it has been announced. you and the google ideas director jared cohen are publishing a book. can you give us a preview of what the book is going to cover? i presume some of the things you up and talking about. >> we sat down the last 18 months, trying to think about where we thought technology was going, but more importantly how we thought society would adapt to a. we came to the end of the book with a very optimistic view. as a simple way of thinking about it, let's go back to "the economist." what does "the economist" cover? dictators, corruption, technological innovation, general sorts of things. >> you last week. >> yes, iwe were on the cover. let's go through each of those. how do you solve the bad dictator problem? you and power the citizens. unless the -- you empower the citizens. unless the dictator will shut down the internet and shoot everybody -- which they are increasingly ready to do. china, if you look at the train accidents, the discipline, the party chiefs in charge of building of the railways, and ultimately it was seen as a guise for prison because of corruption
said you shouldn't cancel that project. can you work with us? michael cohen phoned me up the next day. can we cut $40 million out of this project? it was one person more responsible than any others, it's tony irons, was the architect that was responsible for the revitalization of city hall who came to my office and said, we cannot abandon this. we can't walk away from this project. we have an opportunity to really take a lot of our values and principles, particularly raising the bar as we did as a city on our green building standards, mandating the most aggressive green building standards for private construction anywhere in the united states. and showcasing them in this new building. >> the city for the sfpuc, it was critical that the building stay as a lead building. the easiest thing to do to cut out millions of dollars, let's just go from lead platinum to lead gold. but that wasn't the objective. this needed to be the best example of energy conservation of any office building in the united states. >> we became involved in the san francisco public utilities headquarter project duri
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